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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Stats, Info and Facts

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17,989 Students

76% Admitted

  • 14,554 full time
  • 3,383 part time
  • 9,671 men full time
  • 8,318 women full time
  • 17,754 applied
  • 11,717 admitted
  • 4,716 enrolled

10,987 Undergraduates

$14,599 Tuition/Year

  • 4,528 Graduates
  • 333 Non-Degree
  • $14,599 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $10,622 room & board
  • $1,100 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Maroon and White
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Aaron from Fresno, CA
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  • SIUC is a great school if you are looking for a school that has countless opportunities. I have only been here for a semester and I have gotten email after…

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  • Ashaun from Carbondale, IL
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  • The physical functionality of the school has its ups and downs. Though there are some students here with non-academic goals, there are just as many dedicated, aspiring professionals. The teaching…

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  • Anthony from Carbondale, IL
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  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale has an amazing and beautiful campus. The school is very nice with many renovated buildings. The students here represent many different cultures and lifestyles. …

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  • Theodore from Glenview, IL
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  • I think that this university is a great place to have experiences that test your independence and resourcefulness. The people you meet here are great and filled with big hearts;…

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Located in Carbondale, IL
  • Public
  • 17,989 students enrolled
  • 76% admitted
  • $14,599 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Paris from Saint Louis, MO
  • I am a current student here

    This University is so diverse, you get a chance to be around others from different cultures. I have made a lot of life long friends while attending.

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  • 3
  • Savhannah from Farmington, IL
  • I am a current student here

    The dorms are difficult to live in. It's hard adapting to the noise and a LOT of kids here act crazy. After a while it calms down though. Aside from that, I love Carbondale. It's beautiful and there are tons of things to do. The strip is right next to campus though, and it's nice being able to walk only ten minutes if you want to go out to eat or shop.

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  • 2
  • Alex from Carpentersville, IL
  • I am a past student here

    Personally, as I mentioned before, I did not care for SIUC. The school was not a good fit for my aspirations. The best fun I had was volunteering.

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